ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland House committee could vote soon on a measure aimed at developing offshore wind turbines.

Chairman Dereck Davis says the House Economic Matters Committee could vote as soon as Thursday on the legislation, which is a priority of Gov. Martin O’Malley.

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Davis says he will support the bill, but the vote could be very close. Davis says it could end up being a 12-11 vote either way.

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O’Malley has struggled to find enough support for the measure in the waning days of the legislative session. The General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn Monday at midnight.

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